Ireland women's team named for 6 Nations Opener

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Ireland Women's side at the 2015 Rugby World Cup

Two Ulster players are in Ireland Women's squad for their 6 Nations Opener against Scotland

Ulster's Ilse van Staden and Claire McLaughlin have been named in the Ireland Women's team's replacements to play Scotland in their Six Nations Opener.

Paula Fitzpatrick captains in the absence of Niamh Briggs, while Ailsa Hughes wins her first cap at scrum-half.



Ireland Women to play Scotland at Broadwood Stadium, Glasgow

Friday 3rd February


(15-9) Mairead Coyne, Niamh Kavanagh, Jenny Murphy, Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller, Nora Stapleton, Ailsa Hughes

(1-8) Lindsay Peat, Leah Lyons, Ailis Egan, Orla Fitzsimons, Marie-Louise Reilly, Ciara Griffin, Claire Molloy, Paula Fitzpatrick

(16-23) Jennie Finlay, Ilse van Staden, Ciara O'Connor, Elaine Anthony, Nichola Fryday, Mary Healy, Claire McLaughlin, Eimear Considine

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